John Travolta and his son announce wonderful adoption news with an intimate family photo and fans are blown away

Hannah Hargrave

John Travolta and son, Ben, had a huge reason to celebrate on Monday when they announced some adorable family news.

The actor shared a snap on Instagram in which he proudly stood behind his 11-year-old son who was holding a tiny puppy.

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The couple looked smitten with the pup in the photo, which John captioned: “Ben Adopted This Dog Last Night Oscar Tribute to Betty White. Thanks @curtisleejamie & @pawworks.”

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Fans loved the photo and thanked them for giving the animal a home. They wrote, “Beautiful dog and the little boy. Beautiful man” and “Omg how wonderful and kind of you and your family.”

Others added, “OMG! I saw a picture of you holding this pup last night and I was hoping you and your family would adopt him!!!!! Congratulations,” and, “Now it’s a much better story coming out of the Oscars! I wish that made the headlines! Path to follow! Adorable.”

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The rescue pup called Mac N Cheese was featured in the Oscar tribute to the late actress, Betty White.

John shared the news that his son Ben had adopted a rescue puppy

Jamie Lee Curtis thanked Betty and her dedication to animal rights and charities during the In Memoriam segment of the ceremony.

She also shared the photo of John and Ben on social media and wrote a long message which read in part: “A MAGICAL ending to last night’s story.

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“At the Oscars I reconnected with my friend John Travolta. @johntravolta We starred together in the movie PERFECT in 1984.”


John’s wife and mother of his children, Kelly Preston, died in July 2020

She continued: “I had already left the Dolby Theater last night after honoring Betty White and was on my way home when someone sent me a picture of John holding a small macaroni and cheese in the room. green before his presentation of the Oscar for best actor.

“I thought it was so beautiful to see him with her and then today I found out that he and his son, Ben adopted some lovely little macaroni and cheese and bring her home today.”

John’s daughter Ella also approved the adoption and captioned both posts with heart emojis.

It will be a heartfelt moment for the family who lost John’s wife and the mother of his children, Kelly Prestonin July 2020 from breast cancer.

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